Nordcore (1152) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - DEC 16, 2014
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle 33cl. Black with a minimal light brown head. Aroma of malt, coffee and some soy sauce sence. Light bitter with a minimal malt end.
fletchfighters (1255) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 6, 2014
1.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
11.3 oz bottle
Black with ruby hints. Light brown head.
Nose is coco, rice, metal, vinegar, wet vegetables, and some roast.
Unimpressive as more rise than roast. Thin and little body. Not very drinkable
rosenbergh (8556) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 5, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
330 ml bottle. BB 13/07/2015. Thanks to Terry!
Dark reddish brown colour with a small light tan head.
Roasted malt, vinegar, rice and some dryness in the aroma.
The flavour is sweetness, roasted malt, rice and bread. Thin.
olliejobbins (1324) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
bottle from waitrose. pours jet black with thin tanned head. aroma is of weak toasted malts and walnuts. thin mouth feel, watery. slightly nutty and malty. average in every respect. just not interesting at all.
lusikka (7104) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 7, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
334 ml bottle @ Nomu, Tampere. Pours a dark brown colour with a small head. Aroma of toasted malts, bread and some leather. Flavour of toasted malts, grains, leather and some burnt bready notes. Light bodied. Soft mouthfeel. Goes well with the Japanese food here.
Toomio (337) - Joensuu, FINLAND - NOV 6, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Melkein hyvä. Just sellainen teen makuinen. Vähän nössökkö suutuntuma. Hieno pullo kyllä.
Hermod (4357) - Vantaa, FINLAND - NOV 5, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
334ml bottle from Alko. Poured near black with a thin, but lasting brown head. Aroma has soy sauce, roasted malt and hint of coffee. Flavor is roasty, smooth and has some coffee and cocoa notes. Thin body, dryish finish. Overall quite tasty. Leans more towards Schwarzbier than Dunkel IMO.
djoeye (2461) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 4, 2014
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Black-brown body, beige head, poor lacing.
Aroma; dark malts, roasted malts, sweet black caramel, prune-liquorice.
Taste; dark sweet malts, black caramel, chocolate, small coffee notes. Dark chocolate and liquorice notes in finish. Medium body, low carbonation, sweet and slicky. Very easy, not directly exciting. [344ml brown bottle, abv5%, 12.5°, BB02.06.2015, B@Alko, 4€75c, T@höme]
BitchPls (652) - FINLAND - OCT 31, 2014
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Cola black beer with a brief dark beige head. Mild aroma of dark syrup. Watery body, watery texture, some roastiness but just too thin and bland.
Erasmus_ro (1891) - Alabama, USA - OCT 26, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle, 25/10/14, thanks bluus. Pours black with a latte-colored head. Aroma is roasted malts. Taste is along the same lines. Nothing special. Feels more like a schwarz rather than a dunkel or a tmavý.